MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins Preview 08/23/2014

 
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The Detroit Tigers will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Justin Verlander in this game. Verlander has a 10-11 record and a 4.76 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Trevor May who starts for the Twins. Right hander May is 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 153-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.

In their last action, Detroit was a 20-6 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (26) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit:
Team record: 68-58
Detroit is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota:
Team record: 57-70
Minnesota is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Next up:
Detroit at Minnesota Sunday, August 24